analytics flywheel effect

Podcast #8 – Analytics and “The Flywheel Effect”

Today’s A:360 talks about analytics and “The Flywheel Effect”. “The Flywheel Effect” comes from Jim Collins’ book, Good to Great, and is an excellent metaphor for developing an analytics program at your organization. Watch and Listen Click to Watch on YouTube. Listen to the Podcast Click to Listen on SoundCloud Click to Listen to on […]

turning data into information

A:360 Podcast #7 – How Can You Turn Data into Information?

Today’s A:360 talks about how you can data into information. Data is simply raw numbers. Information has meaning and explains the raw numbers. Understanding the difference between data and information is critical. Knowing how to turn data into information is even more valuable. Watch and Listen Click to Watch on YouTube. Listen to the Podcast […]

why you should learn sql

A:360 Podcast #6 – Why Everyone Should Learn SQL

Today’s “A:360” discusses why as many people as possible should learn SQL. SQL, Structured Query Language, is the primary language used to interact with a database and is a critical foundation for analytics knowledge. Between strong career earnings and self-sufficiency, SQL is a skill everyone should learn. Watch and Listen Click to Watch on YouTube. […]

enterprise data strategy

A:360 Podcast #4 – What is an Enterprise Data Strategy?

Today’s “A:360” podcast answers the question “What is an enterprise data strategy?”. I describe what an enterprise data strategy is, what it must include, and some of the key points it needs to address. A well-defined enterprise data strategy will become the foundation of your analytics success and is of critical importance in your efforts […]

data warehouse

A:360 Podcast #3 – What is a Data Warehouse?

Today’s “A:360” podcast answers the question “What is a data warehouse?”. Learn what makes a data warehouse different from a “regular database” and what one could do for your organization. Watch and Listen Click to Watch on YouTube. Listen to the Podcast Click to Listen on SoundCloud Click to Listen to on iTunes Read the […]

A:360 Podcast #2 – What is a KPI?

Today’s “A:360” podcast talks about KPIs and answers the question “What is a KPI?”. Learn what makes a KPI different from a standard metric and why they are so critical for your organization’s strategic success. Take a look at our previous posts on KPIs and how to know if you have the right KPIs for […]

A:360 Podcast #1 – What Does It Mean to Be Data-Driven?

In this A:360 podcast, we discuss what it means for an organization to be data-driven. We describe some of the traits and features that a data-driven organization possesses. Watch on YouTube Listen to the Podcast Podcast Transcription Welcome to today’s A:360 podcast. My name is Brewster Knowlton, and today we’re going to be talking about […]

A:360 Podcast #0 – Intro to A:360

Subscribe and listen to the A:360 podcast on iTunes, play the YouTube video, listen to audio, or read the transcript! Next Tuesday (10/11/16) we will be releasing Podcast 001: What It Means to Be Data-Driven! Presentation and Audio Podcast Follow the link to Subscribe on iTunes! Transcription Hey everyone! Welcome to the first of what […]

Analytics:360 Podcast

New Podcast Series – A:360

We are incredibly excited to (finally) reveal our soon-to-be-released A:360 analytics podcast series! What is A:360? A:360 stands for “Analytics:360”. The podcast will discuss a variety of topics in the field of data and analytics; a 360-degree view of analytics if you will! Our goal is to release two A:360 podcasts per week to keep […]